Morpeth Chantry Bagpipe Museum

The Chantry
Bridge Street
Morpeth
Northumberland
NE61 1PD

+44 01670 500717

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:TripadvisorBased on 61 reviews
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Overview

Discover a gem of a museum illustrating the history and development of bagpipes and especially featuring the unique Northumbrian small pipes.

Find out how the Northumbrian pipes are different to other bagpipes and browse a stunning collection of 150 sets from around the world housed in this beautiful medieval Chantry building right in the centre of Morpeth.

Enjoy too the delights available in the craft and tourist centres downstairs in the Chantry too. Look out for live music performances and interactive family fun.

Open: Monday - Saturday 10am - 5pm.

Ticketing and entry prices for Morpeth Chantry Bagpipe Museum

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tripadvisor
10/07/2017

Nice little museum ruined by tech. failure


europtraveller, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
A fascinating if very small museum, of interest to anyone interested in music or in this part of the country. However, its attractiveness is massively reduced now as none of the audio equipment works - recordings, headphones, demonstrations etc etc, and we were told this was unlikely to be fixed any time soon.
tripadvisor
13/04/2017

Really Quirky


Philip B, Morpeth, United Kingdom
By the Bridge in ever popular Morpeth it is somewhere everyone should visit if in Morpeth. The subject matter may seem strange in England for a museum, but it is so interesting . treat yourself and visit. Good carparking over the mini roundabout to the left and behind the Sanderson Centre. Don't forget to go to one of the many shops or the taxi kiosk to purchase your Northumberland car parking disc for £1 which then allows you to access many car parks in Northumberland for free if participating in the scheme. full details at each venue or via NorthumberlandCC on their website
tripadvisor
13/02/2017

Interesting


June G,
My daughter and I visited here as new residents to the area. I was a little sceptical about wether I would really find the content engaging but I was totally wrong. The museum is very well laid out and very informative, as the saying goes, 'you learn something new everyday'! I will certainly take any of my visitors to the Museum. Recommended for all age groups.
tripadvisor
13/12/2016

Unique collection


wiltsmum52, Salisbury, United Kingdom
On a visit to Morpeth we popped in to this unique museum. There is something here of interest to anyone with an interest in music. The building in which it is housed is also a Tourist Information office and Shop which held some nice gifts with a local theme.
tripadvisor
21/11/2016

If you like bagpipes.....


danglemoongroup, leeds
If you like bagpipes then go, you'll love it. If you don't like bagpipes then don't.... And definitely don't photograph anything!
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URL: http://www.morpethbagpipemuseum.org.uk/


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